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Le Pen, Salvini Form ‘Freedom Front’ Ahead of EU Elections

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7:00am 10/10/2018 at 7:00am
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France’s nationalist politician Marine Le Pen and Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini have announced plans to create a “Freedom Front” electoral coalition ahead of next year’s European parliamentary vote. Speaking with Le Pen at a press conference on Monday, Salvini called for a “common sense revolution” to defeat EU’s political elite in the May...

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Collapsed Bridge in Italy Kills Dozens of People

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 9:27am 8/14/2018 at 9:27am
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A bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed during a strong storm and killed dozens of people. From Fox News:

Nearly two dozen people — including a child — were killed when a raised highway in Genoa crumbled during a sudden and violent storm, sending several vehicles plunging to the ground as rescuers desperately...

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Italy Declares Victory in Standoff with German Migrant ‘Rescue’ Boat

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:00am 6/12/2018 at 11:00am
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Italy’s new government has declared victory in a standoff over a German-owned rescue boat that brought hundreds of migrants to its shores. Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini refused MS Aquarius, which carried 629 migrants on board, to dock over the weekend. Spain’s newly elected Socialist government accepted the boat, which ended the impasse.

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Anti-EU Parties Make Huge Gains in Italy Election, But Still No Majority

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 5, 2018 at 1:00pm 3/5/2018 at 1:00pm
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Anti-European Union parties made a huge leap in Italy’s general election, but no party has (so far) come away with a majority. This means Italy faces a hung Parliament and can take a long time to form a government.

The situation mirrors the UK when Prime Minister Theresa May held snap elections...

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Italian Navy takes action to prevent migrants arriving by boat

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/3/2017 at 1:00pm

Italy has been struggling to deal with a flood of migrants from Libya and has received little to no help from the EU. This has led to strife, as we pointed out in earlier posts.

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Austria Threatens to Close Border After Italy Threat to Flood Europe With Libyan Migrants

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10:00am 7/19/2017 at 10:00am
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In a recent post, we noted that Italy was considering closing its ports due to the overwhelming flood of migrants arriving from northern Africa.

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Italy threatens to flood Europe with Libyan migrants if other countries don’t help with problem

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 10:35am 7/16/2017 at 10:35am
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Italy is being overwhelmed by migrants from northern Africa due to its geographic location.

As we previously reported, the situation has become so bad that Italy has threatened to close its ports.

In order to get the rest of the EU to help, Italy is now threatening to just give these migrants, mostly...

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Italy Threatens to Close Ports Due to Overwhelming Flow of Migrants

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00am 6/29/2017 at 10:00am
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Thousands of refugees have arrived in Italy over the last week prompting some leaders in the country to say they need to close their ports. Italy has been a popular landing spot for refugees due to its location just north of Libya.

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World’s Oldest Person Passes Away at 117

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/16/2017 at 12:00pm
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Emma Morano of Italy has passed away at the age of 117. She was the oldest living person in the world and the last person born in the 19th century. From the BBC:

Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last...

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Italian Supervolcano is Rumbling

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/27/2016 at 1:30pm
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While progressives decry fossil fuel use as the source of our climate change woes, Mother Nature may be presenting us a more serious, immediate and real threat.

Most Americans are familiar with our supervolcano in Yellowstone. However, there is one in Italy that shows signs of potential activity.

A massive supervolcano under the...

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Berlin Christmas Market Suspect Killed in Milan

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 23, 2016 at 10:00am 12/23/2016 at 10:00am

Authorities in Milan have killed the Tunisian man who drove a truck through a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Italian police in the gritty Sesto San Giovanni neighborhood stopped Anis Amri just after 3 a.m. outside a train station for a routine check. When the officers...

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Another nail in coffin of EU? Italians Reject Key Referendum

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 11:00am 12/5/2016 at 11:00am

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has announced he will resign from his post after Italians rejected a referendum to amend the country’s 1948 constitution. Renzi said:

“Tomorrow the President of the Republic will have a meeting with me and I will hand in my resignation,” Renzi said. “I take on full responsibilities...

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Italy Shakeup? Polls Show No For Italy’s Referendum to Strengthen Government

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/19/2016 at 3:00pm

2016 has been a crazy year for governments with the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union and Donald Trump winning the presidency here in the states. Now Italy is moving towards uncertainty as polls show Italians do not want Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s referendum.

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Will Brexit and Trump Effect Sweep Western World?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 9:00pm 11/13/2016 at 9:00pm
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The push back against the progressive left’s agenda that culminated in the election of President-elect Trump had been gaining steam for a while now and not just on this side of the Atlantic.

Faced with poor economic growth, an influx of refugees, a sense of losing their national identity, and a variety...

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Italian Lawmaker Wants to Jail Parents Who Feed Children a Vegan Diet

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 4:00pm 8/11/2016 at 4:00pm

Italian Member of Parliament Elvira Savino wants the government to jail parents who feed their children a vegan diet. She claims she has nothing against the vegan diet, which requires absolutely NO animal products:

“I just find it absurd that some parents are allowed to impose their will on children in an...

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Muslims in Italy, France Attend Mass to Show Solidarity

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 1, 2016 at 9:00am 8/1/2016 at 9:00am

Italian and French Muslims attended Catholic Mass to show solidarity after two ISIS terrorists executed Father Jacques Hamel in his church in northern France.

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Anti-EU Campaign Picks Up Ahead of Italy’s Constitutional Referendum in October

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 10:30am 6/29/2016 at 10:30am

While the doomsday scenario foretold by the EU campaigners and the liberal media of untold misery, political chaos and economic disaster befalling Britain — if the country votes to leave the EU — has yet to come to pass. Instead, the British stocks and pound have rallied back after tumbling down initially in the aftermath of the...

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